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Grubb Cemetery

aka Old Porter Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Between Grant and Troutdale

Directions: From the junction of Troutdale Hwy (SR 16) and Hazelwood Road (Rt 677) go east 0.2 mile on Hazelwood Rd. The cemetery is in a field north of the road.

GPS Coordinates: N36.675777 W81.407242

Surveyed by: Vicki Hauslohner, April 2016

Comments: Cemetery is being fenced and broken stones scheduled for repair as of June 2016.

In addition to the burials listed here there are an estimated 20 to 30 fieldstones.

A reference to an obituary for Elizabeth Grubb was found on a defunct web page done by Jeff Carter: I have a copy of an obit for Elizabeth "Aunt Betty" (Porter) Grubb wife of Conrad Grubb. ( This seems to change his name from Coonrod to Conrad). She was born 2-24-1828 in Grayson Co. VA. and died 4-17-1928, (living a little more than a 100 years) at the home of her daughter Mrs Worth Clark in Waynoda, Oklahoma. She was preceded in death by several years by her two sons Clark and Isom. Her other child was a daughter. She is survived by 9 Grand children and Several Great Grand children. Her request was to be brought back to be buried beside her husband in the old Porter cemetery (old home place of Aunt Betty) now owned by Mr. Frank Grubb. This was written by one who knew her, Mittie R. Young, Grant, Va.

Grubb Cemetery Aka Old Porter Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
GRUBB, Conrad 2 Jan 1828 28 Feb 1902 [h/o Elizabeth Porter Grubb, believed to be s/o Jacob and Celia Eleanor Richardson Grubb]
GRUBB, Elizabeth 24 Feb 1828 17 Apr 1928 [w/o Conrad Grubb, d/o Alexander and Sarah Roberts Grubb]
Row 2
PORTER, Sarah 22 Mar 1800 4 Nov 1852 "Aunt Sallie" [w/o Alexander Porter, m/o Elizabeth Porter Grubb, believed to be d/o William and Mary Davis Roberts]